10 Minute Banana Blossom ‘Fish’
Fish and chips is a beloved dish in many parts of the world, but for those following a vegan diet, enjoying this classic meal can be challenging… or can it? Enter banana blossom ‘fish’, a vegan alternative that is just as delicious as the original. One of the great things about banana blossom fish and chips is how easy it is to prepare. While traditional fish and chips can be time-consuming and messy to make, our vegan version can be ready in just 10 minutes!
What is banana blossom?
As the name suggests, banana blossom is an edible flower which grows on the end of a banana cluster. It has a soft, flaky and fleshy texture similar to fish, making it the perfect alternative for a vegan-friendly version of fish and chips!
Where to buy banana blossom?
It may seem like an ingredient that’s hard to come by, but you can buy tinned banana blossom from some major supermarkets including Asda, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and from Ocado, Holland & Barrett, Asian supermarkets and online!
What to serve with banana blossom ‘fish’?
You can choose to serve your banana blossom with chips, lemon wedges, coleslaw, peas, mushy peas, vegan mayo, tartar sauce, and tomato sauce. Or for healthier options, serve with quinoa and salad. For quick sides, feel free to use convenience versions of all the options mentioned!
Gluten free? Have a look at our gluten-free batter here.
Optional extras / notes
Fish and chips is a beloved dish in many parts of the world, but for those following a vegan diet, enjoying this classic meal can be challenging. Enter banana blossom fish and chips: a vegan alternative that is just as delicious and satisfying as the original. Banana blossoms are the large, tear-shaped flowers that grow at the end of a banana fruit cluster. When prepared properly, they have a flaky, meaty texture that closely resembles fish, making them the perfect ingredient for this vegan version of fish and chips.
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